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WHAT ARE THE SJA BRITISH SPORTS JOURNALISM AWARDS? 

The SJA British Sports Journalism Awards celebrate excellence among the country’s sports writers, photographers, broadcasters and editors, whether staff or freelance, working for nationals, regionals, daily or weekly newspapers, as well as specialist sports magazines, news agencies and across 
all digital formats. 

 

There are over 30 categories to enter, the deadline for entries is Wednesday 17 January 2024. Shortlists will be released on the following dates; Photography (28 Feb), Written (29 Feb) and Broadcast (1 Mar).

 

The award winners will be announced at a gala awards ceremony taking place at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge on Monday 25 March 2024.

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awards

Tickets are available for individuals, groups and tables of 10 or 12. 


A drinks reception and exhibition of some of the leading photography entries begins from 6pm followed by a three-course dinner and the awards ceremony.

Included within the ticket price is an arrival drink, three-course dinner with half a bottle of wine per person, tea coffee and petit fours.

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Date

Monday 25 March

Venue

Park Plaza Westminster Bridge, London

Time

Reception - 1800

Awards finish - 2230

Bar - Open until late

Dress code

Lounge suits

Tickets and tables

Members ticket - £95

Members guest ticket - £125

Non-member ticket - £195

Table of 10 - £1950

Table of 12 - £2340

*All prices exc VAT

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Get 15% off the best available rate using code: BSJ24

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* Valid on the 25th of March at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge. T's & C's apply. 

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categories

There are over 30 categories available to enter across broadcast, photographic and written sports media. For detailed category descriptions, competition rules and information on how to enter please click below.

BROADCAST CATEGORIES

PHOTOGRAPHY CATEGORIES

WRITing CATEGORIES

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2022
aWARDS

The SJA British Journalism Awards 2022 were presented at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge on 6 March 2023. 

See highlights of the awards and hear from some of the winners and guests for what was a great night celebrating excellence in our industry. 

 

FULL WINNERS LIST

Broadcast Categories >

Photography Categories >

Written Categories >

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ENTRIES ACROSS SPORTS WRITING, BROADCASTING & PHOTOGRAPHY 
INDUSTRY LEADING EXPERT JUDGES FORM OUR RIGOROUS PROCESS 
AWARDS INCLUDING  NEWSPAPER, 
CONTENT ORG & PHOTOGRAPHER
ATTENDEES AT THE GALA AWARDS DINNER HOSTED BY JIM ROSENTHAL 
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judging

Thank you to our over 150 strong team of judges who deliberated over:

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2,200

PICTURES 
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787

ARTICLES
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40 HOURS

BROADCAST MATERIAL

The quality of the judging panels is one of the reasons the SJA awards are so highly regarded, we would like to thank all of our judges for their time, expertise and diligence to get us here today. 
The overall makeup of our judging panels was 40% female and 22% from an ethnic 
minority background.

Chairs of the Judges

David Walker (Written Categories), Andrew Spence (Broadcast Categories) & Paul Ellis (Photography Categories).

 

Writing Category Judges

Adam Sills, Adrian Bevington, Adrian Warner, Aimee Pickering, Alex Spink, Alison Kervin, Ally McKay, Amee Ruszkai, Andy Cairns, Andy Elliott, Annie Vernon, Ashley Broadley, Ben Clissitt, Brendan McLoughlin, Carl Anka, Cathy Stone, Charlotte Nicol, Clive Petty, Colin Bateman, Dean Wilson, Eleanor Crooks, Eleanor Preston, Elisabetta Zampieri, Geoff Critchley, Georgie Heath, Glenn Moore, Harry Reekie, Heather Dewar, Howard Wheatcroft, Jack Rathborn, Jamie Hunt, Janine Self, Jim Holden, Joel Beya, John Murray, John Richardson, John Sinnott, Jon Holmes, Kate Burlaga, Kate Clayton, Kate Mason, Kaveh Solhekol, Keanu Rattray, Keir Radnedge, Laura Williamson, Lee Smith, Liz Byrnes, Lizzy Ammon, Lori Ewing, Marcela Mora y Araujo, Mark Alford, Mark Edwards, Michael Calvin, Michael Martin, Mike Allen, Milly McEvoy, Nancy Gillen, Nate Williams, Neil Squires, Nia Wyn Thomas, Nick Cherrie, Nick Harris, Nick Meacham, Orla Chennaoui, Patrick Barclay,  Patrick Collins, Paul Abdale, Paul Hayward, Paul McCarthy, Peter Lansley, Richard Conway, Richard Hobson, Rodney Hinds, Sarah Dawkins, Sarah Mockford, Stephen Brenkley, Stephen Mawhinney, Sue Anstiss, Susan Egelstaff, Suzanne Wrack, Ted Chadwick, Teresa Green, Tom Degun, Toni Afoki. 

 

Broadcast Category Judges

Alec Wilkinson, Alexis Nunes, Andy Ivy, Andy Lamb, Andy May, Anita Abayomi, Anne-Marie Batson, Antoine Allen, Bela Shah, Bryan Henderson, Chessie Bent, Chris Eldergill, Claire McDonnell, Clare O’donoughue, David Tippett, Des Kelly, Diana Amato, Fatou Jeng, Faye Carruthers, Felicia Pennant, Flo Lloyd Hughes, Gemma Rushworth, Graham McMillan, Helen Brown, Helen Campbell, Isabel Minter, Jade Lauriston, James Green, James Pearce, Jason Bourne, Jo Tongue, Joe Rawson, John Gleasure, Jordan Jarrett-Bryan, Kathryn Anastasi, Laurie Palacio, Laurie Tucker, Lindsay McCombie, Lisa O’Sullivan, Louise Sutton, Mark Cole, Naz Premji, Nelson Kumah, Ollie Chase, Ollie Kneen, Ollie Springgay, Patrick Sung, Richard Canham, Richard Russell, Rob Smith, Robert Charles, Robin Bailey, Sadiya Chowdhury, Sal Ahmed, Sarah Collins, Sarah Nurse, Scott Melvin, Simone Stewart, Steve Smith, Steve Tebb, Stuart Smith, Summaya Mughal, Susan Fagbohun, Tasleem Hasham-Laywood, Tim Abraham, Tom Fordyce, Tony Husband, 
Zainab Teladia, Zara Buck, Zayn Nabbi.

Photography Category Judges

Bradley Ormesher, Michael Steele, Serena Taylor, Stefan Wermuth, Talar Kalajian

SJA Academy Award

Emma Smith, Kathryn Anastasi, Rachel Steinberg, Shubi Arun

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